Gradient makes this a reality.
The human equity think tank and culture change management consulting firm helps executives and HR professionals incorporate DEIB into their organizational policies, processes, and business objectives through culturally relevant, curated training events, research, coaching, and consulting. Certified professional diversity coaches from the Coach Diversity Institute in Washington, D.C., enable Gradient to deliver the best-in-class executive coaching focused on diversity.
Gradient began offering executive coaching services within the Cleveland community in response to a tidal wave of requests from local leaders for concrete and actionable steps to address racial equity and injustice. The coaching services provided added support for these leaders to broaden their understanding, attain new knowledge, and bring about impactful and equitable DEIB change.
“Our Executive Coaching enables CEOs and leaders to view their work through the lens of equity and inclusion and develop a positive work culture that makes the employees feel valued, trusted, and empowered,” says Robbin Hudson, founder and CEO of Gradient.
The coaching throws light on various issues of power and privilege surrounding race, ethnicity, culture, religion, sexual orientation, and brings out the client’s ability to create a healthy work environment that supports the coexistence of diverse communities.
Gradient is adept at solving business problems for its clients in the best way possible. Leveraging the extensive support network of industry and local experts, Gradient offers effective consulting backed by relevant data, insights, and analyses. With Gradient’s expert consulting services, clients can make the right decisions for their organizations’ well-being.
Strategic planning is another essential service offered by Gradient. It works hand in hand with clients to discover strengths, opportunities, and the impact the latter has on different communities. A suitable strategy is created to address the company’s unique needs and establish an inclusive partnership that promotes high engagement with the company’s employees and the community.
Gradient also provides custom training that touches upon various areas, including change management, psychological safety, cultural awareness, and transformational leadership. It aids organizations in building cultures of learning that provide them with a competitive edge over their competitors.
When equitable employers address and promote DEIB activities, the employees feel safer, more respected, and connected to their organizations
Having worked in various domains, including philanthropy, education, organization, IT, and healthcare, Gradient is equipped to support organizations across many regions and sectors. Gradient’s team has the best talent working together with the common desire to create more equitable conditions rooted in race, gender, identity, and socio-economic status.
Gradient partners lead the organization by example. Being community leaders have enabled them to serve on government, higher education, and community boards. They have also worked as executive directors, and in leadership roles in philanthropy.
The Gradient workforce is backed by the expertise of Robbin Hudson, Founder and CEO, Jerry E. Peña, partner, and Victor Ruiz, partner. Guided by their torch of leadership, Gradient will continue creating work environments where the organizational vision accommodates every employee’s voice. Gradient will continue making strides as the best culture change agent for creating equitable and intersectional organizations.